News Archives 2008


Santa’s Sleigh Delivers Christmas to Abused Children

“Thanks to the generosity of our wonderful community, 325 children and their families will experience the magic of Christmas,” said Child Advocacy Center Board President Terry Fann.  For the 18th year, the Child Advocacy Center matched Secret Santa’s with needy families whose children were physically or sexually abused during the past year.   Car load ... Read more

MTSU Closed Friday Through January 1st

Middle Tennessee State University will be closed from Friday, Dec. 22, through Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, for the Christmas and New Year’s holiday break.MTSU will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 2, operating regular business hours from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Students and faculty will remain on winter break. Spring semester classes will begin Tuesday, Jan. 16. ... Read more

Motlow Announces Winter Closing Schedule

Motlow State Community College will close for winter break on Wednesday, Dec. 20, at 4:30 p.m., and will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, according to college officials. The closing applies to computer labs, libraries and other facilities at all Motlow locations, including the Fayetteville, McMinnville, Moore County and Smyrna campuses.The registration deadline for the ... Read more

AAA: Record-Breaking 107 Million Americans to Celebrate Holidays Away From Home

‘Tis the season to spend with family and friends, and this year Americans are traveling in record numbers. AAA forecasts 107.3 million Americans will take to planes, trains, automobiles and other modes of transportation during the year-end holiday period from Saturday, Dec. 23 through Monday, Jan. 1. This will be the highest year-end travel volume ... Read more

Santa To Make An Appearance At Adams Memorial Library Thursday

He’s making a list and checking it twice, Santa Claus will be visiting Woodbury one last time to meet the good boys and girls of Cannon County before Christmas Eve! The Adams Memorial Library is excited to announce that Santa Claus will be stopping by on Thursday, December 21, from 4:00pm-6:00pm for pictures and all ... Read more

Polls Open Today For Special Called Senate Seat Election

5 precincts with a total of 8 polling places across the county will be open today for the Special Called Election of the 17th District Tennessee Senate Seat.  The polls will be open from 7A to 7P.  The race is between Republican Mark Pody and Democrat Mary Alice Carfi.  Both are seeking to fill the ... Read more

Missing Cannon County Teen Found Safe In Florida

An update on three teenagers including one from Cannon County that went missing two weeks ago.  All three have been found.  According to 16 year-old Katrina Lynn Blackburn from Coffee County, 16 year-old Kaylee Lenoria Stephens from Cannon County and 15 year-old Nicholas Brazier of Manchester were reported as safe on Friday. The teenagers ... Read more

Smithville Resident Sentenced For Tax Evasion

 The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to Brandon Tramel’s guilty plea Tuesday to two counts of tax evasion. DeKalb County Judge Gary McKenzie accepted Tramel’s guilty plea and sentenced him to two years’ probation. Tramel was ordered to pay restitution of $5,538.55. On July 24, 2017, ... Read more

New Requirements For Producers Using Dicambia Pesticide

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is proposing new rules and requirements for use of herbicides containing dicamba in the commercial production of cotton and soybeans. TDA is seeking approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a Special Local Needs [24(c)] label to further restrict use of new formulation products in Tennessee including ... Read more

Letter Of Intent Applications Available For Non Profits

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties’ Letter of Intent application is now available for the 2018 funding cycle.  The Letter of Intent application is the first step in the Request for Proposal (RFP) process. It is available to a wide array of diverse community organizations offering programming to benefit the community in the ... Read more